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WhatsApp to stop working on 49 mobile phones from 31 December: full list of models and changes explained

WhatsApp is set to end its informing administrations on around 49 cell phones, leaving millions without the famous application in no time.

The Meta-claimed organization will stop update dispatches from Friday (31 December) which will end WhatsApp administrations on many cell phones that have a place with market-driving brands like Apple, Samsung, Sony and LG. These will just influence those with more seasoned models, and clients will be told with an advance notice message before the application quits working.

WhatsApp is one of the most well known informing stages in the UK and across the world. Billions of clients utilize its free informing administration, which flaunts high-grade security by means of start to finish encryption, to keep in contact with companions and friends and family.

It is perceived the organization is pulling its help for 49 cell phones recorded underneath as they have obsolete working frameworks that will not have the option to help the new redesigned rendition of WhatAapp alongside future updates. The assistance stoppage will guarantee all WhatsApp clients are utilizing the most recent variant of the application with upgraded security and protection choices.

Full list of phones which will not be able to use WhatsApp from 31 December:

  • Apple iPhone 5
  • Apple iPhone 5c
  • Archos 53 Platinum
  • Grand S Flex ZTE
  • Grand X Quad V987 ZTE
  • HTC Desire 500
  • Huawei Ascend D
  • Huawei Ascend D1
  • Huawei Ascend D2
  • Huawei Ascend G740
  • Huawei Ascend Mate
  • Huawei Ascend P1
  • Quad XL
  • Lenovo A820
  • LG Enact
  • LG Lucid 2
  • LG Optimus 4X HD
  • LG Optimus F3
  • LG Optimus F3Q
  • LG Optimus F5
  • LG Optimus F6
  • LG Optimus F7
  • LG Optimus L2 II
  • LG Optimus L3 II
  • LG Optimus L3 II Dual
  • LG Optimus L4 II
  • LG Optimus L4 II Dual
  • LG Optimus L5
  • LG Optimus L5 Dual
  • LG Optimus L5 II
  • LG Optimus L7
  • LG Optimus L7 II
  • LG Optimus L7 II Dual
  • LG Optimus Nitro HD
  • Memo ZTE V956
  • Samsung Galaxy Ace 2
  • Samsung Galaxy Core
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 mini
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend II
  • Samsung Galaxy Trend Lite
  • Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2
  • Sony Xperia Arc S
  • Sony Xperia miro
  • Sony Xperia Neo L
  • Wiko Cink Five
  • Wiko Darknight ZT